Cornelius Delaney

Cornelius  Delaney


Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (574)-631-6653

Office: 402 Malloy Hall
Office Hours:   by appointment


Ph.D., St. Louis

Areas of Interest

Pragmatism, Political Philosophy and Legal Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy


Recent Articles:

  • "Realism, Naturalism and Pragmatism" (2003)
  • "Peirce on Science and Metaphysics: A Synoptic Vision" (2002)
  • "Pragmatic Realism and Convergence on Truth" (1999)
  • "Peirce on the Conditions of the Possibility of Science," in Charles S. Peirce and the Philosophy of Science (1993)
  • "Peirce on the Social and Historical Dimensions of Science," in The Social Dimensions of Science (1992)



  • (editor), The Liberalism-Communitarianism Debate (1993)
  • Science, Knowledge and Mind: A Study in the Philosophy of C.S. Peirce (1993)
  • co-editor, Science and Reality (1984)
  • (contributing editor) Writings of C.S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition (1984)
  • (co-author) The Synoptic Vision: Essays on the Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars (1977)
  • co-editor, The Problems of Philosophy (1976)
  • Mind and Nature: A Study of the Naturalistic Philosophies of Cohen, Woodbridge and Sellars (1969)